Sun Dagger Explorer Wins Award
The Mountain-Plains Museums Association (MPMA) announced the winners of the 2009 Publications Design Competition and the Technology Competition. Established in 1953, MPMA is a regional museum association that provides services to museum professionals in ten states: Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming.
MPMA is one of six regional associations in the United States that work in conjunction with the American Association of Museums. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque, New Mexico received the award in the multi-media category for Sun Dagger Explorer, Alan Price (ACCAD/Design), design and programming; Anna Sofaer, research; Matt Celeskey, exhibit designer/illustrator; Robert Ungnade, exhibit liaison; Charles Compton, IT liaison; Western Mapping, laser scanning. The project was produced with the Solstice Project and Ohio State University.